Reportedly Justice RF Nariman was hearing the Enforcement Directorate’s plea challenging the order of the delhi high court granting bail to india NATIONAL CONGRESS' target='_blank' title='congress-Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>congress leader DK Shivakumar. Justice Nariman said "Please read our dissenting judgment in Sabarimala. Our judgments are not to be played with. Tell your government that our judgments stand”.
Furthermore Justice Nariman pulled up the Enforcement Directorate after the court realized that the agency’s plea against Shivakumar’s bail was copy pasted from its plea against former home minister and india NATIONAL CONGRESS' target='_blank' title='congress-Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>congress leader P Chidambaram. Further in one place, the ED plea referred to DK Shivakumar as former home Minister. DK Shivakumar is an mla and former state minister from Karnataka. Perhaps Justice Nariman was among the five judges on the Constitution bench in the sabarimala issue, but he and Justice DY Chandrachud dissented with the majority decision to refer the issue to a larger bench.
Moreover the judges added that it is the bounden duty of all ministers, Centre or state, to follow Article 144 of the Constitution in letter and spirit. Article 144 mandates that all authorities civil and judicial, in the territory of india, shall act in aid of the Supreme Court.